Myers’ walkoff shot gives Padres 10-7 win over Mariners

first_img Written By FOLLOW US Associated Press Television News COMMENT First Published: 28th August, 2020 06:56 IST WATCH US LIVEcenter_img SUBSCRIBE TO US Wil Myers hit a game-ending three-run homer with two outs in the seven-run seventh inning for the San Diego Padres, who got two homers and four RBIs from Manny Machado in beating the Seattle Mariners 10-7 Thursday in the first game of a doubleheader.The first game was a makeup of Wednesday night’s game, which was postponed after the Mariners voted unanimously not to play as a protest of the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The Mariners have the most Blacks in baseball, eight on the active roster and 11 on the 40-man roster.San Diego rallied from a 7-3 deficit to stun the Mariners, scoring all there runs with two outs. After Craig Stammen allowed four runs in the top of the seventh, Seattle’s Taylor Williams (0-1) gave it right back in the bottom of the inning. He gave up a two-run, bases loaded single to Machado. Another run scored on a wild pitch and Eric Hosmer tied it with an RBI single.Dan Altavilla came on and allowed rookie Jake Cronenworth’s single before Myers homered to left, his eighth.Pierce Johnson (3-1) got the win.The Padres had tied the game 3-3 with impressive home runs by Fernando Tatis Jr. and Machado opening the sixth inning. Tatis hit his big league-leading 13th homer an estimated at 448 feet onto the roof of the Western Metal Supply Co. Building in the left-field corner at Petco Park, making him just the second Padres player to homer to the top of the landmark.Machado followed with a shot into the second deck in left field, his second of the game and ninth this season. Both were off Matt Magill.Stammen allowed all five batters he faced to reach, including Sam Haggerty, Kyle Lewis and Kyle Seager with RBI base hits. Seager’s hit chased Stammen, and Austin Nola hit a sacrifice fly off Johnson.Until San Diego’s impressive home runs, the Padres were trailing a Mariners team getting big contributions from two rookies pressed into duty without much notice. Ljay Newsome pitched four strong innings in his first big league start after Taijuan Walker was traded earlier in the day, and fellow rookie José Marmolejos hit a two-run homer after being added as the “29th man” for the doubleheader.Newsome, 23, made the emergency start about three hours after the Mariners announced they sent Walker to the Toronto Blue Jays.Newsome, making his second big league appearance, retired the first seven Padres batters and 10 of 11 before Machado homered to left-center with one out in the fourth, his ninth. Newsome allowed three hits, struck out four and walked none.The Mariners took a 3-0 lead off Dinelson Lamet (2-2) in the fourth. Marmolejos, who entered an inning earlier at first base after Evan White left with an injury, homered to left-center with one out and Kyle Seager aboard on a leadoff walk. Jake Fraley singled, stole second and scored on Shed Long Jr.’s single.Lamet allowed three runs and five hits, struck out six and walked three.PADRES POINT OF VIEWManager Jayce Tingler said that while the Padres have diverse group of players and respected the Mariners decision not to play Wednesday night, they had a different plan of action and wanted to play.TATIS JR.Tatis, San Diego’s shortstop, committed his first error of 2020, in his 30th game. He committed 18 in 2019, when he was third in voting for NL Rookie of the Year.TRADEThe Mariners announced the Walker trade about three hours before first pitch. They’ll get either a player or cash in return. Walker was 2-2 with a 4.00 ERA in his second stint with the Mariners.UP NEXTMariners: LHP Yusei Kikuchi (0-2, 6.30 ERA) was scheduled to pitch the second game.Padres: RHP Garrett Richards (1-1, 3.52) got the call for San Diego.Image credits: AP LIVE TV Last Updated: 28th August, 2020 06:56 IST Myers’ Walkoff Shot Gives Padres 10-7 Win Over Mariners Wil Myers hit a game-ending three-run homer with two outs in the seven-run seventh inning for the San Diego Padres, who got two homers and four RBIs from Manny Machado in beating the Seattle Mariners 10-7 Thursday in the first game of a doubleheaderlast_img

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